G. Fern Steffe, 79, JasperApril 10, 2020
G. Fern Steffe, 79, of Jasper, passed away at 6:20 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2020, in Brookside Village in Jasper.
Fern was born in Alfordsville on July 19, 1940, to John and Avis (Cocheran) Burris. She married Thomas Steffe on May 22, 2008, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper.
She was a member of Redemption Christian Church in Jasper and the Women of the Jasper Moose, where she was past president.
She worked at Indiana Desk for over 15 years.
She enjoyed gardening, canning, square dancing, pontooning, and spending time with family and friends.
Surviving are her husband, Thomas Steffe, Jasper; four children, Connie Bough, Poplar Grove, Illinois, Gloria (Doug) Nordhoff, Jasper, Janet Jones, Jasper, and Tony (Debbie) Osgatharp, Woodstock, Illinois; three stepsons, Doug (Becky) Steffe, Sharp Chapel, Tennessee, and Ron (Carol) Steffe and Dave (Gayla) Steffe, both of Jasper; five grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandson; and one stepsister, Brenda (Bob) Bateman, Washington.
Preceding her in death are one sister, Clara Marie Halbert; and one brother, Norman Burris.
Private funeral services will be held at Becher-Kluesner Funeral Home in Jasper, with burial to follow at a later date Vincent Christian Church Cemetery in Otwell.
Memorial contributions may be made to Redemption Christian Church in Jasper.
Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.
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